Over 88% Indian adults fully vaccinated against Covid-19: Mandaviya

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday said that over 88 per cent of India’s adult population have been fully vaccinated against Covid. “Over 88 per cent of the adult population is now fully vaccinated against #COVID19. Congratulations India! Keep following COVID appropriate behaviour even after getting vaccinated”, said Mandaviya … Read more

Beijing says Covid-19 outbreak under control as city to relax curbs

China’s capital Beijing will loosen mobility curbs in several districts from Sunday after authorities said its outbreak is under control, while total case numbers in the financial hub of Shanghai continued to decline. Most public transportation services including buses, subways and taxis will resume in three districts including Chaoyang, according … Read more

Maharashtra records 536 Covid-19 cases, no deaths; active cases cross 2,500

Maharashtra on Friday recorded 536 new coronavirus infections — the highest one-day rise in cases since March 3 — but zero pandemic-related fatalities, the health department said. The tally of active cases crossed the 2,500-mark, it said. On March 3, the state had recorded 544 new infections. The … Read more

US moves to make antiviral drug readily available against Covid-19

The White House on Thursday announced more steps to make the antiviral treatment Paxlovid more accessible across the U.S. as it projects COVID-19 infections will continue to spread over the summer travel season. The nation’s first federally backed test-to-treat site is opening Thursday in Rhode Island, providing patients with immediate … Read more

Pfizer warns on ‘constant waves’ of Covid-19 as complacency grows

Growing complacency about Covid-19 and politicisation of the pandemic response will cost lives as the world is hit by new waves of the virus in coming months, Pfizer’s chief executive has warned. Albert Bourla said people were growing “tired” of the measures introduced to slow the spread of the virus, while “politicians want to claim … Read more

VV116 Versus PAXLOVID Phase III Registrational Trial for Early Treatment of Mild to Moderate COVID-19 in High Risk Patients Reaches Primary Endpoint

This section is Partnership Content supplied The content in this section is supplied by GlobeNewswire for the purposes of distributing press releases on behalf of its clients. Postmedia has not reviewed the content. by GlobeNewswire Breadcrumb Trail Links GlobeNewswire Author of the article: Article content –the study reached its primary endpoint(VV116 was statistically superior) and … Read more

Delhi records 418 new Covid-19 cases, 2 deaths; positivity rate at 2.27%

Delhi on Tuesday logged 418 fresh COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 2.27 per cent, while two more people succumbed to the viral disease, according to data shared by the city health department. With this, Delhi’s COVID-19 tally increased to 19,04,240 and the death toll climbed to 26,203. … Read more